Archive | September, 2015

Go Behind the Scenes With Ed Sheeran at Global Citizen Fest

Ed Sheeran has had a huge year. He joined the Rolling Stones onstage, partied with Keith Richards, sold out three nights at London’s Wembley stadium and, this past weekend, turned up at the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park, where he duetted with none other than Beyoncé and Coldplay’s Chris Martin. We shadowed the… Source: RollingStone Link: Go Behind […]

Jewel on Dolly, Divorce and New Album 'Picking Up the Pieces'

When Jewel suggested to Dolly Parton that the two of them get together for a glass of wine sometime, the response was pure Parton. “She said, ‘No, honey…moonshine!’” recalls Jewel, beaming. The fellow songwriters were together in the studio to duet on the standout track “My Father’s Daughter” on Jewel’s new… Source: RollingStone Link: Jewel on […]

Dead Weather Guitarist Describes 'Let Me Through' Technique

The Dead Weather have shared another of their zany instructional videos detailing the construction of their new LP, Dodge and Burn. In their newest installment, guitarist Dean Fertita breaks down how the band crafted the album cut, “Let Me Through.” “The song was based around a bass riff that we just looped, and Alison… Source: RollingStone Link: Dead […]

Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz: My Never-Ending Summer Playlist

Pete Wentz has been on the road for most of the summer with his band Fall Out Boy in support of their latest album, this year’s smash American Beauty/American Psycho. Which has given the bassist plenty of time to listen to other artists’ music during those long bus rides from one gig to the next. But Fall… Source: RollingStone Link: Fall Out […]

Antony Hegarty Blasts 'Shameful and Pathetic' Pope Francis

Pope Francis is facing criticism after the pontiff’s historic U.S. visit reportedly included a meeting with Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis, who has become a figurehead for those fighting against gay marriage in America. After the Vatican refused to confirm or deny the Pope’s meeting with Davis, Antony and the Johnsons singer… Source: RollingStone Link: Antony Hegarty […]

Laurie Anderson on Her Ambitious Guantanamo Meditation 'Habeas Corpus'

Laurie Anderson, no stranger to storytelling or feats of artsy ambition, is preparing a momentous multimedia work about a subject as pointed and political as they come: the story of a long-suffering detainee from Guantanamo Bay. Under the title Habeas Corpus, the project involves the “telepresence” of an ex-prisoner, Mohammed… Source: RollingStone Link: Laurie Anderson […]

Dodge and Burn

Robert Plant once described Led Zeppelin’s 1971 classic “Black Dog” as a “blatant, let’s-do-it-in-the-bath type thing.” This would also be an accurate appraisal of the third album by Jack White’s side project the Dead Weather — assuming that the only time you ever use the bath is for doing it… Source: RollingStone Link: Dodge and […]